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Purchasing Assistant

CIPS, Junior Buyer, Southampton, Hampshire, Purchasing, Administration, Progression, Excel, Procurement

Your new company
This growing family run business are working exclusively with Hays on this new opportunity. Having recently increased their turnover to beyond £70m this business have opened a new procurement function and invested heavily in their highly regarded benefits package.

The company are niche suppliers to a range of construction companies and home builders. By retaining their relationships with the worlds leading manufacturers and suppliers they have managed to provide a simple and fast solution to well-established market with growing demand.

Full training and support is given to every new employee and this employer advocates a promote from within philosophy to offer their staff genuine career progression opportunities.

Your new role

This role will involve liaising directly with suppliers and customers alike to ensure on time delivery of goods and equipment. Responsibilities will include raising purchase orders, reviewing and amending data, inventory control and eventually this role can progress into an established buyer position.

This opportunity will suit somebody who is a confident systems user and an excellent communicator. The successful applicant will be hungry to learn and succeed in a hands on office environment.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Good I.T skills
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excel ability
  • Calm under pressure
  • High organisation

What you'll get in return

Competitive salary, 23 days holiday plus bank holidays, no weekends, pension, healthcare benefit, free parking

What you need to do now

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Hays Specialist Recruitment
Job Type
Industry Sector
Salary and benefits
free parking, pension
£18000 to £23000 Per Annum
Career Level
Early Career (1 to 3 years)
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